Thursday, September 29, 2011

Former N.O. Archbishop Philip M. Hannan, confidante of JFK, defender of unborn, dies at 98

Retired New Orleans Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan, a WWII paratroop chaplain who befriended and secretly counseled John F. Kennedy during and after his historic march to the White House as the first U.S. Catholic president, died Thursday, Sept. 29, at 3 a.m. at the age of 98.
Read the rest of the obituary here

Source: Father Kenneth Allen. He has lots of links on the passing of Archbishop Hannan.

Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and may Your perpetual light shine upon him.  May he rest in peace.  Amen.

H/T to Lisa Graas.


GrandmaK said...

May he rest in blessed peace! Cathy

Esther G. said...

Amen, Cathy!

Therese said...


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